Pura Mas Pitika
Non-Vegetarian Recipes

Mashed Smoked Fish – Assamese Style

Assam in particular and north-eastern states in general is home to many local varieties of fishes, mainly due to its abundance in rivers, lakes and ponds.  As a result, many ethnic recipes of fish are to be found here (Read another lip smacking recipe: Fish cooked in banana leaf – Assamese Style)

Smoking is a very popular method of cooking, and side dishes prepared out of smoking fishes finds a predominant place in the cuisines of north east India. Farmtorasoi delves into one such traditional dish from Assam.

Mashed smoked fish

Mashed Smoked Fish - Pura Mas Pitika (Assamese Style)

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Person

Ingredients
  

  • 3-4 Bhangan Fish You can also take any small variety of fish like goroi (snake head fish)
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 3-4 Green Chillies
  • 2 medium size Onions
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Corinader Leaves
  • Salt To taste

Instructions
 

  • Clean and wash the fishes.
  • Take a thin pointed stick (skewer) and pierce the fishes in such a way that it can be easily manouvered in the fire to ensure fish is baked evenly.
  • Now, place the skewers on fire. You can use charcoal, over or tandoor. Roll the skewers occasionally.
  • When the fishes are cooked, take them out of the skewers.
    Pura Mas
  • Clean the dust from the fishes and mash them carefully. Remove the bones.
  • Roast 4-5 green chillies on fire.
    Roasted Chilly
  • Add the roasted chillies, finely chopped onions, chopped coriander leaves, mustard oil and salt. Mix all the ingredients together.
    Your recipe is ready.

Notes

Pura Mas Pitika is served as side-dish for lunch or dinner. It is served best with steamed rice.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!

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